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Naval officer

William Ledyard Rodgers, American naval officer. member General Board of the Navy, 1915-1916; member General Board and chairman of the executive committee, 1920-1924, retired February 4, 1924.; Member advisory council, Conference on Limitation of Armament, Washington, 1921.

Background

Rodgers, William Ledyard was born on February 4, 1860 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of John and Ann E. (Hodge) Rodgers.

Education

Graduated from the United States Naval Academy, 1878.

Career

Ensign United States Navy, 1882. Captain, 1909; president United States Naval War College, 1911-1913. General Board of the Navy, 1915-1916.

General Board and chairman exec.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Greek and Roman Naval Warfare. Naval Warfare Under Oars, 4th to 16th Centuries.

Membership

Member General Board of the Navy, 1915-1916. Member General Board and chairman of the executive committee, 1920-1924, retired February 4, 1924. Member advisory council, Conference on Limitation of Armament, Washington, 1921.

Clubs: Metropolitan (Washington).

Connections

father:
John Rodgers

mother:
Ann E. (Hodge) Rodgers